Empire Avenue-What are you worth?

by Cheryl Baumgartner Medical Billing/Coding/Insurance
Empire Avenue is a social networking game that helps you connect and expand your contacts
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So Empire Avenue is a game. You invest in people and people invest in you as you create wealth, gain stockholders and create your own portfolio of people. Wealth is measured in 'eaves' You use the eaves to invest in others.

While it is a game it's also a very good tool to use to track your online presence. EA allows you to connect your social networks and it tracks your activity, rewarding you with eaves each day for your activity. You can also connect your blogs/RSS feeds and get paid for posting to them in eaves allowing you to buy more stock in others. You get paid daily dividends from those you have invested in, gaining more eaves.

But what I have found is of the most use to me is my stock price. Your stock price rises or falls according to your networking activity. By watching my stock ticker, I can tell when I have a lot of activity and when I don't. Yes the ticker price fluctuates just like real stock. Right now I'm hovering around the (e)43 mark. I can easily track my activity since I know at a glance what I have done on my social networks for the past seven days and how much was done today.

The difference between EA and most of these 'social' games is in who is playing it. Corporations, companies, business people, causes, charities and just plain individuals. This game truly gives you the chance to connect with other business people around the globe. I am expanding my network and building relationships with others who work in complimentary fields all through this game.

Try it out. And look for my ticker (e)PPLCHERYL Invest in me and I'll return the favor!

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About Cheryl Baumgartner Professional     Medical Billing/Coding/Insurance

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Joined APSense since, May 18th, 2007, From San Antonio, TX, United States.

Created on Jul 6th 2011 20:34. Viewed 1,555 times.


Selya Rollins Professional   Creative Imagery
This looks different... including fun with a social purpose.
Jul 7th 2011 09:26   
Corey Blackmur Committed   Blackmur Global
I just became a member with Empire Avenue, so I'm still getting to know my way around, the thing I like the most is how it tracks your activity.
Good article Cheryl, it gives a quick overview of this network.
Jul 7th 2011 09:41   
Cheryl Baumgartner Professional   Medical Billing/Coding/Insurance
What is your ticker Corey? I'l drop by and do a little investing!
Jul 7th 2011 09:46   
Cheryl Baumgartner Professional   Medical Billing/Coding/Insurance
I have made some awesome contacts in the month I have been there Selya if you join let me know your ticker.

Jul 7th 2011 09:47   
Anna Novakova Professional   Independent Marketing Partner
@ Cheryl looks a lot interesting. Very nice article
Jul 7th 2011 11:04   
Cheryl Baumgartner Professional   Medical Billing/Coding/Insurance
It is and I've found an educational tool too. There's a woman on it that is using it to teach her class about investments and finance.
Jul 7th 2011 12:20   
Anna Novakova Professional   Independent Marketing Partner
I'll get into investing, and later in retirement I will have more time
Jul 7th 2011 12:27   
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